College football is on the brink of monumental changes, again and still.
There is no blame game here, just reality. And it says that the greatest sport of all the collegiate athletics will undergo a transformation in its conference alignment that will forever change how we approach college football.
The SEC, the ACC, the Pac-12 and the B1G all have been beneficiaries to realignment, embracing or soon to be embracing new universities into its families.
Unfortunately for the Big 12 and the Big East, that may ultimately mean dissipation.
The Big 12, which harbors four universities from the state of Texas, has been at the center of instability. With Nebraska and Colorado leaving for the B1G and the Pac-12 respectively, and Texas A&M seemingly on the way towards the SEC, there isn't much that can hold the conference together.
In recent memory, it has been Texas, Oklahoma and Texas A&M at the vanguard of the conference in terms of winning tradition and prestige. With the Aggies looking to jump ship and Oklahoma seeking out a move westward, the state of affairs in Texas appear volatile.
Here are four reasons why the Lone Star State needs to stick together.